Upcoming "On The Cutting Edge" Application Deadlines

Greetings Colleagues,

Several of the On the Cutting Edge professional development programs have deadlines that are just around the corner. We would not want you to miss out! Below you can learn more about the Preparing for an Academic Career Workshop for graduate students and post docs, the Early Career workshop for pre-tenure faculty, NAGT webinars, and the opportunity to bring a Traveling Workshop to your campus or region. And of course, don't forget that the Earth Educators' Rendezvous abstract deadline is March 13! We are lucky to have such a rich palette of opportunities in Earth Education.

Cathy Manduca, NAGT Executive Director

Early Career Geoscience Faculty Workshop

NAGT's Early Career Workshops provide a stimulating and resource-rich environment where participants can engage in topical sessions involving effective teaching strategies, course design, establishing a research program in a new setting, working with research students, and balancing professional and personal responsibilities. The Early Career Geoscience Faculty Workshop application deadline is March 24, 2019. Apply Here.

Fall 2019 Traveling Workshops

We invite you to host a Traveling Workshop sponsored by NAGT. The Traveling Workshops Program (TWP) brings environmental, sustainability, and geoscience education leaders right to your campus, regional, or national event. TWP features expertise from numerous NSF funded projects including On the Cutting Edge, InTeGrate, SAGE, and GeoNeeds, and is part of NAGT's integrated Workshop Program. The deadline to apply for Fall Traveling Workshops Program is March 15, 2019. Apply Here.

Preparing for an Academic Career Workshop

This workshop is designed specifically for graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and others who are interested in pursuing academic careers in the geosciences. Workshop leaders from a variety of institution types and career paths will provide guidance and information that will help participants to be stronger candidates for academic positions and to succeed in academic jobs. The workshop is part of Earth Educators' Rendezvous, where participants may engage in additional workshops, panels, and plenary sessions. To apply, visit the Earth Educators' Rendezvous website.

NAGT Professional Development Webinars

NAGT sponsors faculty development and topical webinars which provide opportunities to learn more about pedagogy, share classroom and professional experiences and teaching materials, and to discuss what works and what's needed in geoscience education. If you are interested in having NAGT sponsor your webinar series, apply through the session, event, and program page.